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					Geography GCSE Revision


          Edexcel
       Specification A
          Getting Organised!
E.G.    Mon   Tues    Wed         Thu        Fri   Sat   Sun
16/04
23/04
30/04
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14/05
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Managing Urban Areas

Causes and patterns                            Consequences
What were the causes of urbanisation in
                                               Overcrowding – Shanty/Favella/Bustees
MEDC’s
What were the causes of urbanisation in
                                               Re-development
LEDC’s
What is the global pattern of urbanisation?    Pollution
Strategies to improve the quality of life in
urban areas
                                          Case Studies
Sao Paulo
Reading
Cairo




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  Managing Urban Areas – Paper 4H/2F
   Key questions to be able to answer.

Urban Areas in LEDC’s are subject to
  very rapid growth.
• But, what were the causes of
  urbanisation in MEDC’s
• What were the specific causes of
  urbanisation in LEDC’s
• What is the global pattern of
  urbanisation?

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       Sao Paulo

LEDC: Causes of urbanisation – Sao
  Paulo
• Facts on location
Why has Sao Paulo grown so quickly?
• Push Factors                             A = the Jardim Jacqueline a favella
                                           that is in close proximity to the
• Pull Factors                             Jockey club and university, the
                                           richest parts of the city. Look at the
What are the results of the growth –       street patterns.
  positives and negatives
• How have planners coped with rapid
  growth?
• - Favella Monte Azul
• - Favella Jardim Jacqueline
• - Focolare Movement
• - Industrial Estates
• - Sustainable Policies



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Paper 1F/3H Settlements. Paper 2F/4H Managing Urban Areas. CASE STUDIES

  This is the second time this case study is mentioned                                      Terms to learn:
  therefore you have to know loads and loads about it.
                                                                                            Redevelopment,
 Key Question:
    URBAN Areas in MEDC’s are subject to constant change                                    Renewal,
    in their land use: Reading, Berkshire, UK
 Add to facts on Location                                                                   Brownfield Site,
 Add to the the characteristics of urban land use
 What are the Strategies to improve the quality of life in this specific urban area
 What are the provision of services in urban areas                                          Brownfield potential,
 What are the problems and solutions                     EXTRAS                             Greenbelt,
 Lack of affordable housing – solution?                  Urbanisation
 (brownfield sites)                                      Urban areas have grown due to:
                                                         a)    Natural increase
                                                                                            Greenfield Site
 Traffic congestion – how is this being                  b)    Migration
 combated?                                               Millionaire cities:
 Pollution – what types? How can this be                 a)    Define
                                                         b)    Example:
 addressed?
                                                         c)    1900 – only London + Paris
 Regeneration of cites:                                        2000 - > 300
 Redevelopment / renewal (brownfield                     Megacities – define + e.g.
                                                                                            Always think . .
 sites)                                                  a)    Define                       .What is being
 Gentrification
                                                         b)    Example:                     done in Sutton to
                                                         c)    1950 – only London + NY
 Schemes e.g. Docklands –what was done                         1995 – 15 (11 in LEDCs)      address change?
 to make this are more attractive?                       Primate city:
 Greenbelts                                              a)    Define
 New Towns                                                                                   ON A MAP – make sure you can
                                                                                             identify different housing locations
                                                    CDunne/TYork (c) 2008                    and site features.
There are many challenges facing managers
  of all large urban areas, Environmental
           problems in Cairo, Egypt.
• You must know:
• Facts on Location
• How Cairo struggles with                 Alexandria
  pollution and why.
• Specifics about
• -Air pollution                                        Cairo
• -Land Pollution
• -Noise pollution
• What are the problems and
  solutions in each situation?
• How can the land use be more
  sustainably managed?



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